British Columbia Archives - Autism Awareness
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Other Disabilities Resources in British Columbia

Our list of best links, tools, and resources in British Columbia to help support Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asperger’s), and related disorders.

ABC Kids OT

An Occupational Therapy clinic, featuring a large sensory integration gym in a unique home-setting.  The home-setting offers comfort to both the caregiver and the child, as well as a big backyard with a trampoline and ample room for outdoor fun.

ACT (Autism Community Training)

A province-wide information and referral service created to support families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. We offer families (and professionals) a wide range of positive and practical information on everything from sleep problems and diet, to core issues such as diagnosis and aspects of intervention, including information on setting up programs for their children.

BC Association for Community Living

A provincial association dedicated to promoting the participation of people with developmental disabilities in all aspects community life. We also support activities dedicated to building inclusive communities that value the diverse abilities of all people.

BC Centre for Ability

A non-profit organization with over 34 years of experience in the field of disabilities, providing individualized therapy and support services to children and youth in their homes and communities, specialized community living services and comprehensive vocational and support services for adults, and promoting successful community participation for individuals with disabilities.

BC Coalition of People with Disabilities

A provincial, cross-disability advocacy organization. Our mandate is to raise public and political awareness of issues that concern us. We hope, through our work, to facilitate the full participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of society and to promote independence.

BC Therapeutic Riding Association

Provincial organization for groups providing horseback riding as therapy for people with disabilities. We are a registered charitable organization, committed to improving the quality of life for young people and adults who have disabilities.

Beyond the Box Basics

The purpose of Beyond the Box Basics is to encourage awareness of abilities and to provide information on the “how to” of successfully involving children/students with diverse needs. Presentations will be individually tailored to meet the needs and numbers of the workshop participants.

British Columbia Art Therapy Association

Founded in 1978 to foster the professional development of art therapy in British Columbia. The Association acts as a provincial voice governing the standards and practice of the profession and its practitioners.

Central Okanagan Child Development Centre

Since 1966, the Central Okanagan Child Development Association (C.O.C.D.A.) has played a significant role in providing services to help meet some of the most challenging needs faced by the families in our community.

ConnectTra Society

Dedicated to encouraging and enabling people with physical disabilities to contribute to their communities by fostering community support and establishing relationships that reward personally and financially.

Developmental Disabilities Association

A community living agency that provides over 50 community-based programs and services to children, adults and families with developmental disabilities in Vancouver and Richmond.

Disability Resource Centre

The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) is a program of the Richmond Committee on Disability a non-profit charitable society.